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Pray for ALL

Last night as I sat quietly thinking about the day and all that God has put before each of us to accomplish, I prayed for those I know are in need of healing and comfort. And, then I remembered a verse that I studied intently in seminary

Pray for ALL2020-06-01T15:18:14+00:00

Thursday Thoughts

Today marks the 62nd day since we have been socially engaged together in one space with friends. And as I read the reports, watch the news, and try to interpret guidelines coming down from church leaders on high, I have an uncomfortable fear that this is far

Thursday Thoughts2020-05-17T13:36:23+00:00

Contentment

So, for those who do not know this individual, he is Dickie Gossett, and he has given me permission to use his picture.  Dickie is 84 years old and is the epitome of contentment.  Especially during these times, we must strive to be content not complacent.  When

Contentment2020-05-07T20:30:01+00:00

God Speaks

We serve an awesome God, and He will always guide your steps if you let Him. I woke up at 3:00 AM this morning with these words that would not leave me: Sometimes the answers to life's most complicated, complex questions come from the most unexpected places.

God Speaks2020-04-23T16:06:47+00:00

Our Daily Battle

Our Daily Battle...... In Matthew 4: 9 Satan says "All this I will give you, if you bow down and worship me." Every day you are faced with the temptation of power whether in a family situation, a relationship with a friend, through school, or at work.

Our Daily Battle2020-04-22T14:37:49+00:00

Holy Week

Holy Week….. What does that mean to you, if anything? If you are a Christian it should mean everything. This is the week that changed your life forever, literally. This is the week that Jesus, in His humble glory, walked undeterred to the cross so that you

Holy Week2020-04-06T13:52:10+00:00

Be Still

Sleepless nights create the time for us to think about why things happen in life. In our solitude and surrounded by the quiet of darkness, we are forced to acknowledge that there are times in life when the whole foundation of our lives have been rocked. Too

Be Still2020-04-01T16:24:14+00:00

Trust His Word

We all know that we continue to face times and situations like most of us have never seen. The announcement last night that the “stay at home” recommendation will remain in place until the end of April was disheartening in so many ways. We are a nation

Trust His Word2020-03-30T17:38:30+00:00

Quarantine vs Social Distancing

Been thinking again, and at the possibility of being deemed as politically incorrect, I have some thoughts I just need to share. We have become a nation and world that thinks we need to soften our perfectly good words and phrases to make people more accepting. I’m

Quarantine vs Social Distancing2020-03-26T14:22:12+00:00

Tight Rope

Have you ever struggled with understanding why people refuse to allow you to express your love and support for others who are different? Opinions are one thing, but hatred, condemnation, and bigotry are not easy to accept when you are trying to live a life with the

Tight Rope2020-03-26T00:12:17+00:00